Here, we offer students a world-class education at an affordable price. Carl Albert State College has been voted the Best Community College in Oklahoma; currently stands as No. 11 in the Nation for graduation rates among community colleges; and we offer the most affordable tuition and fees in the region. Our main campus is in Poteau, with a branch campus in Sallisaw, and we offer 8 degrees and 3 certificate programs completely online.
The Poteau campus offers residential living opportunities for students who wish to have the full college experience, and participate in many campus clubs, activities, and a variety of intramural games. If you’re not participating in an afternoon club meeting, playing volleyball on the recreation course, or getting in a few extra studying hours in at the Learning Resource Center — chances are you can catch an afternoon Viking game in the sports complex. Viking athletics include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s cross country, and E-Sports teams.
Carl Albert State College is home to individuals from all walks of life. For every Carl Albert State College student, including the working adult with other commitments — we offer day, evening, and online courses to fit your busy schedule. Whether you’re planning to live on campus, commute, or earn your degree online – Carl Albert State College meets students’ needs in an efficient, effective, and economical manner. We provide excellent educational opportunities for students whether they desire to go straight to work following graduation, or plan to transfer to further their educational career.